BIO-NANO CONVERGENCE NETWORK, Phase 2
Environment and Energy:
Challenges and Opportunities from Bio and Nanotechnology
Bogotá, Colombia, March 9-10, 2016
Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
Auditorio Félix Restrepo
The International Workshop CBN-W1 is one of the two conferences scheduled for the second phase of the Bio-Nano Convergence Network initiative. The objectives of this first Workshop are as follows:
- To establish a reference framework for the execution of Phase 2, whereby energy challenges and environmental problems within FEALAC countries may be addressed from a nano/bio technology perspective.
- To introduce and discuss action plans to be applied on the formulation of projects, including consideration to possible sources of financing, and the scope, treatment and participation of each member country within the different projects.
P R O G R A M
Wednesday, March 9
|8.30 A.M.||Reception of participants|
|9:00 A.M.||Registration Opening
Opening remarks by special guests
Introduction of the Bio-Nano Convergence Network Initiative
|10:45 A.M.||Coffee Break|
|11:15 A.M.||Opening Conference:
The global water problem of contamination by heavy metals:
Challenges and opportunities from bio/nano technology
|2:00 P.M.||Experts Panel: Detection, measurement and nanoremediation
of heavy metals in water
|4:00 P.M.||Coffee Break|
|4:30 P.M.||Expert Panel: Bioremediation and biorefinery|
|6:15 P.M.||Closure first day|
Thursday, March 10Working Group Sessions
|8:00 A.M.||Sessions opening|
|8:30 A.M.||First session|
|10:00 A.M.||Coffee Break|
|10:30 A.M.||Second session|
|12:00 M||Results and Action Plan|
|1:00 P.M.||Closure second day|
First Session -Breakdown
|Session Title||Action points for projects|
|Venue||Meeting rooms assigned at he Félix Restrepo auditorium|
|Number of Groups||4|
|Description||Presentation of action points for projects.
Review and discussion of technical recomendations
Second Session -Breakdown
|Session Title:||Methodology for project development|
|Venue:||Meeting rooms assigned at the Felix Restrepo auditorium|
|Number of Groups||4|
|Description||Methodology to be applied on the formulation of projects.
Election of IPs for each project in line with the methodology agreed.
Consideration on possible sources of financing. Schedule, allocation of responsibilities and tasks.